Author

 
Zaza Hlalethwa

Zaza Hlalethwa

    Ladie Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
    Ladie Skollie: A pussy power prophet delivering us from Good and Evil
    The Bible says that when Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the land of milk and honey, he had been told to do so by the Lord, who...
    Always blame the black boys
    Always blame the black boys
    ‘Every young black male who was in the park last night is a suspect in the rape of that woman,” says Felicity Huffman, playing Linda Fairstein...
    Slice of life: ‘Now I create for myself’
    Slice of life: ‘Now I create for myself’
    I studied photography at the Market Photo Workshop in 2010, after seeing Musa Nxumalo’s Alternative Kidz exhibition sometime in...
    Trawling the streets of Asia for food
    Trawling the streets of Asia for food
    In a time when class lines are widening and people exist in smartphone silos, “street food is one of the few things left that glues people...
    National Arts Festival: Even if the wells run dry
    National Arts Festival: Even if the wells run dry
    For 45 years, the National Arts Festival has watched and captured South Africa’s evolution. From the 1980s’ states of emergency and the first...
    Portia Zvavahera: In the world — but not of it
    Portia Zvavahera: In the world — but not of it
    We’re all dead. Indifferent to the tribulations of the world because it only gets worse, especially if you are a black womxn. This is the sense I...
    One’s move is another’s muse
    One’s move is another’s muse
    Towards the end of January, Mandla Mlangeni and his band, Tune and Recreation Committee (TRC), were on tour around the country promoting their...
    Queer maketh camp
    Queer maketh camp
    Last week, guests of the Met Gala honoured the invitation by adorning their bodies in too much of everything — and then more.
    Campaigning by billboard
    Campaigning by billboard
    General election season in South Africa means trees, utility poles, walls and fences are all dressed up in messages that tell us to “Vote ... May...
    Art moves to buyers’ doorstep
    Art moves to buyers’ doorstep
    “Cities are strange things. They operate with little concern for people and their comfort, and rather function as efficient machines that are...
    Reading the psalm of Yeezy
    Reading the psalm of Yeezy
    'Sunday Service' is a sonic gathering led by Kanye West. The so-called services are a blend of gospel take on secular music as well as West’s...
    Creating black art collectors
    Creating black art collectors
    According to the 2018...